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Wood laminate flooring design “not a slavish copy of nature”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 28 2015

Addressing the copyrightability of a laminate flooring design depicting maple planks, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit held that the


Southern district ruling takes strict approach to evaluation of DMCA repeat infringer policy
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

The failure to reasonably implement a repeat infringer policy can disqualify an Internet service provider from safe-harbor immunity from liability


I didn’t say that the ability of actors to control their performances under Canadian copyright law
  • Dentons
  • Canada, USA
  • May 19 2015

When the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its 2014 opinion in Garcia v Google(the original order and opinion is here; the amended


Order restoredcopyright claim to individual performance in “Innocence of Muslims” fails
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

The full en banc panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed the earlier three-judge panel decision concerning a claimed copyright in


Implied nonexclusive copyright license; ADA compliance regarding automated teller machines
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we review two decisions from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, one of which


Bit Torrent does must overlap in swarm to be joined
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

Dallas Buyers Club, LLC v. Does 1-14., No. 15 C 2924, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 7, 2015) (Shadur, Sen. J.). Judge Shadur sua sponte granted plaintiff


Actor did not have copyright interest in Mohammed film, Ninth Circuit rules
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

The Ninth Circuit today held en banc that an actor in a movie does not have a copyright interest in his or her performance. In February 2014, a


Full 9th Circuit nixes controversial copyright decision
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

On Monday, May 18, 2015, the Ninth Circuit, sitting en banc, overturned a highly-controversial opinion in Garcia v. Google, Inc., in which a


Why Pandora’s batting 500 with BMI’s recent Rate Court win
  • Law Offices of Marc D. Ostrow
  • USA
  • June 4 2015

On May 18, BMI’s “Rate Court” judge, Louis L. Stanton of the Southern District of New York, ruled in BMI’s favor in its rate dispute with Pandora


Ray Charles Foundation v. Robinson
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

Ninth Circuit reverses lower court's dismissal for lack of standing of action brought by Ray Charles Foundation, finding that Foundation, sole